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L. G. (L)
Subject: Switched to Firefox....question
Date Posted: 10/14/2007 9:27 PM ET
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Haven't used it much yet but I noticed here at PBS, if I spell a word wrong, it gets underlined in red.  Is this a PBS feature, or a Firefox feature, and.... can I turn it off?

Thanks!

Date Posted: 10/14/2007 9:34 PM ET
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I just tryed it & it didn't do that for me. Maybe it's a setting on Firefox? I'll update & try again.



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Date Posted: 10/14/2007 10:18 PM ET
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You can turn it off.  With your browser open, click on "Tools" (across the top) and choose "Options".  Select "Advanced" and the "general" tab.  Uncheck "check my spelling as I type" and then the "okay" box at the bottom of that window.

Date Posted: 10/14/2007 10:40 PM ET
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I even get the spell check kickining on when I use our "PBS shorthand". I ignore that.

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 9:24 AM ET
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Firefox has a spellcheck built-in. You can turn it off, just as Sarah said. Personally, I really like it! :)

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 12:11 PM ET
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Thanks, Sarah!   Duh - I could have been smart and just looked under tools in the menu bar. <eyeball roll> 

I think I need more caffeine....

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 12:29 PM ET
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Man, that would suck to have all me errors pointed out to me.  I don't know how I would respond to that if I hadn't yet had my coffee!   LOL

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:>)

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 11:02 PM ET
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It is a Mozilla/Firefox thing.  I use Seamonkey, and have the same feature -- I really like it.

Cheers,

Catt

Date Posted: 10/16/2007 2:47 PM ET
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It's a fire fox thing. I have no idea how to turn it off but I LOVE it. I am a horrible speller since I am dyslexic. I use it all the time. Our desk top doesn't have firefox (my husband doesn't like) & I always annoyed when I use it since I can't check my spelling all the time. lol

Ashley